Latin America, 1945-present Quiz 22-3

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 Latin America, 1945-Present Quiz 22-3


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  • 1. 
    Argentine leader and hero until his death in 1974
    • A. 

      Augusto Pinochet

    • B. 

      Shining Path

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Salvador Allende

    • E. 

      Juan Peron

  • 2. 
    Brutal Chilean dictator
    • A. 

      Augusto Pinochet

    • B. 

      Shining Path

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Salvador Allende

    • E. 

      Juan Peron

  • 3. 
    Marxist who was elected Chilean president in 1970
    • A. 

      Augusto Pinochet

    • B. 

      Shining Path

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Salvador Allende

    • E. 

      Juan Peron

  • 4. 
    Radical Peruvian guerrilla group
    • A. 

      Augusto Pinochet

    • B. 

      Shining Path

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Salvador Allende

    • E. 

      Juan Peron

  • 5. 
    Peasant-owned and operated farm organization
    • A. 

      Augusto Pinochet

    • B. 

      Shining Path

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Salvador Allende

    • E. 

      Juan Peron

  • 6. 
    All of the following are associated with Salvador Allende's regime EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Nationalization of industries.

    • B. 

      Higher wages for industrial workers.

    • C. 

      use of constitutional means.

    • D. 

      Harmony with the owners of the copper industry.

  • 7. 
    In 1987 Brazil's runaway inflation rate hit
    • A. 

      8 percent.

    • B. 

      80 percent.

    • C. 

      800 percent.

    • D. 

      8,000 percent.

  • 8. 
    When democratically elected governments after World War II failed to solve Brazil's economic problems, all of the following happened after 1964 EXCEPT
    • A. 

      the military seized control.

    • B. 

      Government involvement in the economy was reduced.

    • C. 

      Brazil achieved an "economic miracle."

    • D. 

      Ordinary Brazilians benefited from economic growth.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following did the Argentine military regime do to divert their citizens'attention from economic problems in 1982?
    • A. 

      Accepted across-the-board pay cuts

    • B. 

      Invaded the Falkland Islands

    • C. 

      Restored Juan Peron to power

    • D. 

      transferred power to Great Britain

  • 10. 
    After a failed Marxist revolution and brutal government reprisals, Colombian peasants turned to a new cash crop—
    • A. 

      Coca leaves, used to make cocaine.

    • B. 

      Tobacco, to compete with Cuba's

    • C. 

      Sugarcane, to sell to the Soviet bloc.

    • D. 

      Corn, to become more self-supporting,cigar industry.

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